HB (or Huntington Beach) is a quiet and beautiful city located North of Newport Beach and just South of Seal Beach California.
The population is about 205,000 people and steadily growing – the nice weather is definitley a factor in growth.
Overall the city is low key compared to Newport Beach or the crowds of Long Beach.
Since basically the late 1990’s, the housing prices have seen a huge increase as more and more people have to decided to move to HB.
HB offers 8 miles (longest stretch on west coast) of user-friendly and uninterrupted beaches ideal for surfing, swimming, fire pits and getting a tan.
With the nickname “surf city”, obviously the surfing here is great and the US Open of Surfing holds their famous event here every summer.
Over 11 million tourists enjoy Huntington Beach each year, mainly for the summer and other year round sunny weather.
Bolsa Chica Wetlands
8 mile beach walking / bike trail
Locals in HB are pretty down to earth and friendly people who enjoy the outdoors and community events.
There are riding stables, an equestrian center, the HB Marina and Huntington Harbour.
In addition there are numerous museums, great libraries, an 8 mile beach bike path, and a variety of fine arts that make HB.
Living in HB is truly a special and blessed feeling. HB is very different from Newport and Long Beach, etc.
It is a very safe place to live, where you rarely see police helicopters and other drama found in big cities.
Recently there has been a lot of “55 and over buyers” retirees flocking to the sunshine in HB.
As a whole the school districts are amazing for public school education in California.
HB offers 5 city high schools, 35 elementary schools, and Golden West College.
For school ratings and overall info check out greatschools.org.
When a family thinks about buying a house, the school district is always a key factor, but HB solves that problem.
The HB home market is seen a huge Boom over the last 20 years as more and more people realize the beauty here.
If you are in the market to sell or buy a home and want to get Local help contact the OC Dream today.
With over 35 years of real estate experience we are proud of always “getting the job done and making clients happy.”
From beach bungalows to 5 bedroom mansions the OC Dream can help any client, on any budget.
Once you start researching the market and touring homes it really is amazing to see the variety of what’s available.
Plan ahead on what steps can help sell your home faster, and let us do the work for you.
The OC Dream can also help anybody who needs to buy or sell their condo in Huntington Beach.
If you need a 1 bd or a larger 3 bedroom by the beach, we can help.
There is a lot of new development near Bella Terra and Downtown HB – near Pacific City.
If you need help finding an agent that knows HB and the market, then the OC Dream can help.